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Count Chossula Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 35.6861, -117.8899 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris D on Oct 16, 2011
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Count Chossula's fluted south face


Just to the north of the parking area is Count Chossula. It's distinctly fluted south face is steep and striking. Route potential exists on the southwest and southeast faces. While the upper half of the formation is chossy and grainy, the lower half is characterized by a darker patina that will probably clean up nicely with repeated ascents.

Getting There 

Plainly visible from the parking area for the Breakfast Crags

Climbing Season

For the Sierra Eastside area.

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

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